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    • Ivory Jewel box

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    • Jewel box carved in ivory and depicting a village scene with multiple figures engaged in various activities. The village scenes continue on all four sides. Supported on four carved bat feet. Lined in olive green velvet and possibly from the...
    • Amulet container (Gau)

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    • Portable shrine, or amulet container called 'gau' with quintfoil-shaped top,the gilded encased window and eight gilded engraved auspicious symbols on the silver front and copper sides and back with two belt attachments.
    • Zither (yang-chin)

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    • Zither (Yang-chin).The body of this stringed instrument has the form of a trapezoidal box. A lid is used to protect the sounding board when not in use. Fine, metallic wires, arranged in sets of two, three, or four to each note, decrease in length...
    • Spirit House and courtyard

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    • Spirit House, courtyard and two lanterns, probably made of cast plaster. Spirit Houses are common throughout Thailand and appear outside homes, businesses and in natural settings like lakes and caves. They are used as places of residence for...
    • Reliquary (Chorten)

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    • A chorten is a reliquary used to hold consecrated ashes of a revered person, or of discarded sutras (sacred texts). This square bodied chorten has eight seated Buddhas at the base of each of the four sides. All are portrayed with the same dhyana...
    • Model of traditonal Japanese house

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    • Model of a traditional house; has paper walls and sliding panels which may be entirely removed to create a feeling of openness; made of cedar wood. Sets on a low base with 4 short round legs. Consists of 2 stories; 2 rooms down, 1 up. Has ladder...
    • Ritual Hand Drum (Dameru)

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    • The folk-type dameru is made of two wooden bowl shapes. The bases of the bowls are connected and the open 'faces' which form the outer sides of this hand drum are covered with hide. Two thongs with knotted weights are attached and these hit against...
    • Ritual wine goblet (Gu)

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    • Bronze ritual drinking vessel. A slender stem is banded on the lower portion and rises to a flared mouth. The foot is splayed and hollow on the inside. Two calligraphy characters created by thin lines of metal appear in the inner portion of the...
    • Celedon goblet

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    • Goblet with flared sides on slightly contoured pedestal base. Faintly visible design on bottom of interior, possibly of a petal pattern. Celadon glaze.
    • Large Imari plate

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    • Imari ware porcelain plate designed with assortment of happiness symbols in mutli-colors over and underglaze blue. In center bottom of interior an ornamental circle within which the ""three friends' symbol: pine, bamboo, prunus. Rest of interior...
    • Stoneware dish with landscape

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    • Kutani stoneware dish, designed with a rural scene of Chinese figure and a young attendant standing in foreground next to a group of trees by the shore of a river. Distant mountain peaks. Exterior sides with foliated floral design. Kutani fuku mark...
    • Man's jacket in modified Manchu style

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    • Jacket with Manchu influence in neck-line. The main body of garment and sleeves is red embroidered with multi-color floral and butterfly designs. The pairing of the designs between left and right sides of jacket denotes a happy marriage. In...
    • Skirt: Woman's skirt

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    • Red satin skirt with pink cotton waistband. Skirt pleated at sides. Front and back panel hand-embroidered with a large, multicolored floral design. Rest of skirt has a sprinkling of embroidered small floral designs. Front and back panel with...
    • Skirt: Woman's skirt

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    • Red satin, hand sewn skirt. Peach waistband. Multi-colored floral design with a crested crane embroidered on front and back panel. Sides are pleated and embroidered with sprinklings of small floral designs. Pleats are edged with lace. Front and...

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